Play – things to do in Samara

childrens soccer camp

Today FIFA came to town with a free children’s soccer camp – I’m sorry that I couldn’t find any alliteration for futbol, as most of the world knows the game.

soccer in samara costa rica

There must have been 200 children, elementary school age, playing on our beautifully maintained central plaza.

soccer camp

FIFA trained local coaches yesterday so there were at least 3 for every age group.

fifa in samara costa rica

The kids were up at dawn, pushing their parents out the door.  The color-coded shirts were theirs to keep.